16 JANUARY 1948, Page 16

have just seen your issue for December 26th and note

your correspondent Mr. F. D. Merralls' request for a Russian definition of Democracy. If Pravda can be relied upon, I can supply one. In a broadcast from Radio Moscow recently the following remarkable phrase occurred in an otherwise rather uninteresting translation of an article in that paper: " . . the democratic way, the road of revolution. . . ."—

Yours faithfully, G. S. TAYLOR. University College, Gower Street,